Two Days!!! It’s Shock Show Time People!!
Just two days left until the NATIONAL WESTERN STOCK SHOW rolls into town. This event is one of the best Denver has to offer. Here is some great information about it!! We hope to see you there!!!!!!
History- See how the National Western Stock Show has changed over the years by browsing our timeline from 1899 to 2010. Here are some excerpts:
|1906||First show opened on Monday January 29 and ran for six days. Attendance was estimated at 15,000 and the Grand Champion steer sold for 33 cents a pound, 23 cents over the market price!|
|1932||The 25th National Western presented the first Rodeo in conjunction with the Livestock and Horse Show.|
|1954||The Westernaires made their first appearance at the Rodeo.|
|1981||The show increased to 12 days and included 21 Rodeo performances. A still-standing record of $301,000 was paid at auction for a Hereford bull.|
|2006||National Western celebrates its 100th anniversary! The show’s attendance reached 726,972 for the 16-day show and the grand champion steer sold for $75,000 or $58 per pound!|
Just a Little Taste- See what’s happening all week long! Here’s just a sample!
$15,000 Dodge RAM Invitational Freestyle Reining Sunday, January 9
Beautiful spins and powerful stops mingled with original costumes and musical themes make this one of the National Western Stock Show’s hottest tickets! For more info
How to get there- The National Western Complex is located just east of I-25 on I-70 and is easily accessible by taking the Brighton Blvd. or Coliseum exits.
National Western Complex
4655 Humboldt St.
Denver, CO 80216
We found this information at: http://www.nationalwestern.com/